04/03/1839 - 10/07/1889

HALL, John Geary, a Representative from Clearfield, Elk, and Forest Counties; born, April 3, 1839 in Hublersburg, Centre County, Pa.; attended, Bellefonte Academy; attended, Lewisburg Academy; studied law under Sen. William A. Wallace; lawyer (1861-1889); chair, Elk County Democratic Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1870 and 1871 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1872 term; elected, delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention (1872-1873); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1879-1886); counsel, Pennsylvania Railroad; counsel, New York Railroad; counsel, Lake Erie and Western Railroad; counsel, Rochester and Pittsburg Railroad; counsel, Union Oil Company; director, Ridgway Light and Heat Company; died, October 7, 1889 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England; interred, Pine Grove Cemetery, Ridgway, Elk County, Pennsylvania.

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